As educators and children return to school during COVID-19, there are new anxiety-inducing concerns facing families. While much of the discussion has focused on what happens inside school, it’s important to consider safety precautions when traveling to and from school.   The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has a great article addressing Return to School During COVID-19 focused on physical distancing, wearing masks, handwashing and cleaning surfaces, and temperature checks, but below are some new, and some more […]

Patients often tell me, “you don’t want me to make anything, I’m not artistic.” Familiar with that common rejection, I have learned to skirt around the word “art” in my introductions and invitations. Ironically, it is common to see a person struggling with illness, bed-bound by medical equipment, visibly tense at the mention of creativity. However, […]